Experience of SEA in Scotland. IAIA 07 Seoul 5 June 2007 Amanda Chisholm. provide an overview of SEA experience in Scotland since July 2004. Purpose of presentation. SEA in Scotland procedure & process roles and responsibilities types of PPS issues & challenges. Outline.
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Experience of SEA in Scotland IAIA 07 Seoul 5 June 2007 Amanda Chisholm
provide an overview of SEA experience in Scotland since July 2004 Purpose of presentation
SEA in Scotland • procedure & process • roles and responsibilities • types of PPS • issues & challenges Outline
Directive 2001/42/EC • The Environmental Assessment of Plans and Programmes (Scotland) Regulations 2004 • plans and programmes within eleven identified (public) sectors • Environmental Assessment (Scotland) Act 2005 • all public sector plans, programmes and strategies (including policies) Scottish legislation
all qualifying public sector plans, programmes & strategies with significant effects subject to SEA SEA requirement
qualifying PPS • roles & responsibilities • procedures SEA legislation
S 5(3): eleven sectors • agriculture, energy, transport, industry, tourism, water, fisheries, forestry, telecommunications, land use planning, waste • S 5(4): everything else! Qualifying PPS
Scottish Ministers • administration • procedural matters Roles and responsibilities (1) • exemptions • Annual Report • SEA Gateway • SEA guidance • Pathfinder
Consultation Authorities • significant effects • scope & level of detail Roles and responsibilities (2) • Historic Scotland • Scottish Natural Heritage • Scottish Environment Protection Agency
Responsible Authorities • undertake SEA & consult • legal interpretations Roles and responsibilities (3) • Scottish Executive, national bodies • Regional Authorities (transport, planning) • Local Authorities (planning etc)
Local Authorities other public bodies interest groups HS SNH SEPA DCLG EA EH Cadw NE CCW Scottish Executive SEA system
process • SEA Toolkit • templates • Pathfinder • knowledge • capacity building • informal discussion • awareness training • definitions • significant; PPS • early and effective consulation Issues
resources • number of PPS: • for SEA • for consultation • recruiting and retaining staff Challenges